oligosemic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1986: formed as oligosem(y) +‎ -ic. Compare monosemic and polysemic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɒlɪgəʊˈsiːmɪk/

AdjectiveEdit

oligosemic (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, rare) Of or exhibiting oligosemy.

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 14:16